Monthly Archives: May 2018

CABINET CLOSER

See this upper cabinet?  It’s a perfect height to give me a heck of a headache.  Can I screw something down that will raise it almost to the roof?  What can go wrong? I turned the only screw head.  Before … Continue reading

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FILTERING WATER WHEN CAMPING

It takes a lot of fuel to move my B3500 van, so anything I can do to reduce weight will help the wallet.  With that in mind, I would like to reduce carrying water.  At eight pounds a gallon if … Continue reading

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SPENT THE FIRST VAN NIGHT IN THE FOREST

Was laying around Saturday thinking about what to do the Sunday before Memorial Day weekend.  Why, I say, don’t I go to the mountains and spend the night in my van?  A couple of minutes to think about it and … Continue reading

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LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST TRAILS BOOK

When we wanted to wander the Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico, we went to the Sacramento Ranger Station in Cloudcroft and bought this paperback book.  It’s a little out of date.  Later, I found more data online by … Continue reading

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TRYING TO GET BACK TO NORMAL AFTER THE EAST COAST TRIP

I’m jumping back in time to the days right after our return. The worst part of taking a long trip may be getting back to normal after.  On Saturday, we parked the 5er with barely an issue, tossed as much … Continue reading

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TURTLE, OTTER AND BIRDS FEEDING

Handful of photos from Pea Island    

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WHAT WENT WRONG ON THE EAST COAST TRIP

Gas pumps are not made for long 5ers. I thought every morning I’d walk the dogs on the beach.  When it’s 33 degrees out with a 40 mile an hour wind, this body was not going out.  Then when I’d … Continue reading

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